AIMIM has been contesting the municipal elections in other towns and cities outside Hyderabad in erstwhile (United) Andhra Pradesh State since 1981. AIMIM bagged seats in civic bodies outside Hyderabad in 1981, 1987, 1995, 2000, and 2005 elections. AIMIM had 86 councillors and corporators in municipalities and municipal corporations outside Hyderabad in 1987. AIMIM nominees held the posts of chairmen and vice-chairmen in several municipalities ever since. AIMIM nominee held the post of Deputy Mayor in Karimnagar Municipal Corporation during 2005-2010. As many as 101 AIMIM candidates were elected as councilors/corporators in 21 municipalities and municipal corporations in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in the civic elections held in 2014. AIMIM nominees were elected as Chairperson in one municipality (Bhainsa in Adilabad district) and vice-chairmen in seven other municipalities, besides securing Deputy Mayor’s post in Nizamabad Municipal Corporation, in Telangana State.